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Elegant Aberdeenshire country house

Drumblair Lodge is an impressive B-Listed country house of elegant proportions which has been subsequently enlarged and renovated over successive generations. The house dates from 1780 and faces west over the formal garden with its Georgian pool, and has 1845 and 1902 additions.

Inside two Victorian wings flank the Georgian core of the house; one wing has the fine drawing room and the other the library. The dining room and dining kitchen are both further into the house, while the attractive curved wooden staircase links to the Edwardian landing which has the spacious master bedroom suite, while the front landing leads to the family bathroom, and bedrooms two and three. The second floor houses bedroom four and another bathroom which has a free-standing bath with views out across the pretty grounds.

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Outside the house is in a mature woodland setting. The formal garden has perennial bulbs, flowers and shrubs and the lawns are extensive. The Georgian-style pool has water lilies and fish. The woodland lies at the bottom of the garden and has bluebells and daffodils in springtime and the gardens as a whole attract an abundance of wildlife including pheasants, woodpeckers, blue tits and goldfinches.

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The house is located within easy reach of the Grampians, the Cairngorms and Royal Deeside and close to Huntly (ten miles) which has a rail station; Aberdeen and its airport are just over 30 miles.  

The guide price is £695,000. For further information please contact Strutt & Parker on 01330 826800 or visit

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